The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

Discover sparkling stories and illuminating art in brilliant books by BC authors and illustrators.

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Creativity in the Classroom

BC writers and illustrators connect literary and artistic communities and partner with educators to inspire kids and teens!

CWILL BC– the Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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We bring books to life!

"I love having illustrators visit our school and our students are absolutely mesmerized by them. Illustrations are what bring a book alive... Every year I try and have at least one illustrator visit our school... It has always been a very memorable visit."

- Julie Desmarais
Blueridge Elementary (North Vancouver)
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Become part of our community

If you're a published author or illustrator, consider joining CWILL BC. You'll meet creative, like-minded individuals and become part of an organization that actively promotes itself—and the cause of literacy—across a variety of media and through special events.

Enjoy friendship, inspiration, and support of colleagues in the field of children's writing and illustrating
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Latest News

4/5/2017 12:53:32 PM
Author Jacqueline Pearce will read from her novels The Reunion and Flood Warning and talk with kids about writing on Saturday April 22, 3:30 – 5:00 pm at the New Westminster Quay as part of the New Westminster Literary Arts … Continue reading
4/3/2017 9:48:22 AM
Oy Vey! The Joan Betty Stuchner – Oy Vey! – Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has finally stopped laughing long enough to release this hilarious news. We have a shortlist! We received fifty very funny books, but these five kept … Continue reading
3/12/2017 9:06:42 PM
This coming Saturday, March 18, 2017, in the morning, Nancy Hundal and Danielle S. Marcotte are launching their new French books, so come down for a piece of cake onyour own or, better still, bring the French program children in your life! Nancy … Continue reading
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